A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 193 km N of Atka, Alaska (120 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.1 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.802 West, latitude 53.918 North, depth = 20.1 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:19:47 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20004zq8. Event ids that are associated: us20004zq8. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 00:19:47 / February 1, 2016 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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